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FERC provides market assessments of interstate electricity and natural gas markets and publishes analyses and
reports including the Winter Energy Market Assessment, the Summer Market and Reliability Assessment,
the State of the Markets Report, and the Energy Primer.
The Division of Energy Market Assessments, in the Office of Energy Policy and Innovation, serves the public by overseeing the nation's natural gas and electricpower markets and related energy and financial markets. Market Assessments conducts daily assessments of these markets and reports its findings and recommendations to the Commission and the public. This site presents information for the public on natural gasand electric market conditions relevant to the Commission and identifies emerging trends that may soon require the Commission's attention. The content will be updated and additional information will be added as it becomes available.
Reports & Analyses:
Reports on key issues affecting natural gas and electric markets.
Energy Primer (updated: 11/25/15): A Handbook of Energy Market Basics.
Electric Power Markets: An understanding of U.S. electricity markets.
Natural Gas Markets: An understanding of U.S. natural gas markets.
Data Sources: List of external links to data sources used for Market Assessments Web material and reports.
Glossary: Brief definitions of certain terms used under Market Assessments.
Acronyms: Most commonly used acronyms under Market Assessments